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New 255w does not work.

I bought the 255w from Circuit City a couple days ago, I plugged it in to charge it and tryed using it, and nothing works on it. No light or anything. We tryed taking it back to the store but since they are going out of business they would not exchange it, but said it must be a defective unit.

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Sorry but you'll have to call Garmin. Never purchase anything from a store going out of business unless you check it out in the store and your happy it works.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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